Stage Lighting Design

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The Art, The Craft, The Life

by Richard Pilbrow


Nick Hern Books 2008

Paperback, 512 pages

3 in stock

SKU: 9781854599964 Category:


The definitive text for today’s and tomorrow’s lighting designers, covering the complete history, theory and practice of lighting design.

With over four hundred illustrations and nearly sixty colour photographs, as well as interviews with many well-known professionals, Stage Lighting Design is a comprehensive, insightful and inspiring book that every designer and would-be designer should own.

It is arranged in four sections:

Design: the basic principles, illustrated with reference to specific productions
History: a brief survey of the historical development of stage lighting
The Life: interviews with 14 other lighting designers, plus notes on Pilbrow’s own career
Mechanics: a comprehensive section dealing with all the technical data today’s designer will need.

Richard Pilbrow is a West End and Broadway lighting designer. He is also a theatre, film and television producer and a world-renowned theatre consultant.

Press QuotesComprehensive, readable and inspiring… Pilbrow’s great knowledge and practical experience shine out from every page’If you believe in learning from pioneers with pedigree, Richard Pilbrow is your man. For the aspiring lighting designer, the wealth of knowledge and the insight into this strange profession are invaluable

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Weight 0.75 kg